With the movement in free agency, what are the draft plans for the San Diego Chargers now?
What in the world are the San Diego Chargers going to do in the upcoming NFL draft? What will their main area of concern be heading into the draft? This will be the first time in a while that we do not have a clear cut picture on what the team will be keying in on.
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The team could look at the tackle position and move D.J. Fluker inside. Thatstill a possibility for the team and Johnnie Troutman could come off of the bench. There are a number of options that should be available in that department if Tom Telesco wants to lean in that direction.
The team could also look at the defensive tackle position. The top players in that department are not expected to be available when the Chargers select though. Malcolm Brown and Danny Shelton could be taken off of the board before the Chargers even get their chance to select. Tom Telesco also does not seem interested in finding players for the nose tackle position either.
The running back position is a possibility for the Chargers. Ryan Mathews will be playing with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chargers only have Branden Oliver, Donald Brown and Danny Woodhead to hold down the position. The team could use an every-down back. Will they want to use the top pick on a player like Melvin Gordon?
The team still could use a number 1 receiver. All the receivers on the roster would make solid number 2 receivers, but the team still doesn’t have a number 1 guy that can change the game. There could be a number 1 type of player available in the first round for the Chargers.
The safety posiiton is still a concern. Marcus Gilchrist was the starter for the last couple of seasons and he was allowed to take a deal with the New York Jets. Is the new starter on the roster? Will the team trust Jahleel Addae or Jimmy Wilson to run the safety spot on the team?
What about the outside linebacker position. The team lost Dwight Freeney and Jarret Johnson, but nobody was brought in to take their spots on the roster. Melvin Ingram has not proven that he can play a healthy season. Jeremiah Attaochu has not proven that he is a starter. The team could use a pass rusher.
The team could go with the best player on the board and be fine. The team could use some help in all areas of the roster at this moment. Work still needs to be done on
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